There are so many Canon full frame models it’s hard to remember them all.
This post solves that problem by giving you a list of every single full-frame Canon DSLR and mirrorless camera to ever exist.
This post was last updated in May 2023.
Let’s start with the mirrorless cameras, but if you want to skip to the DSLRs then you can use the table of contents to jump to that section.
Table of Contents
List of Full-Frame Canon Mirrorless Cameras
This list has every full-frame Canon mirrorless camera, ordered chronologically by release date (most recent to oldest).
- Canon EOS R8 – 2023
- Canon R6 Mark II – 2022 – 🏆 (Top pick overall)
- Canon EOS R5 C – 2022 – 🎥 (Best for videography, doesn’t overheat with long videos)
- Canon EOS R3 – 2021 – 💰 (Most Premium – best for sports and automotive photography)
- Canon EOS R5 – 2020
- Canon EOS R6 – 2020
- Canon EOS Ra – 2019 – 🪐 (This was designed specifically for Astrophotography)
- Canon EOS RP – 2019 – 🐣 (Most portable, affordable & best for beginners)
- Canon EOS R – 2018
How Many Canon Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras Are There?
To date, Canon has produced 9 full frame mirrorless cameras with the first one being released in 2018.
What Was The First Full Frame Canon Mirrorless Camera?
As you can see from the list above the Canon EOS R was the first full frame mirrorless camera released by Canon.
It was released in 2018 and it marked the start of Canon really taking the mirrorless market seriously.
What Is The Newest Full Frame Canon Mirrorless Camera?
The most recent full-frame Canon mirrorless camera is the Canon EOS R8 which was released in April 2023.
The Canon EOS R8 is a decent alternative to the Canon EOS R6 Mark II which costs a bit more.
But overall the EOS R6 Mark II is probably the best Canon full frame mirrorless camera when balancing specs and value for money.
If you specifically want certain features there are better options though.
Also if videography is very important to you, then the Canon EOS R5 C is the best option by far.
If you’ve looked at the prices of these cameras and think “YIKES THESE ARE A LOT!”, then have a look at this list of APS-C Canon mirrorless cameras instead.
List of Canon Full Frame DSLR’s
Now to move on to the retired cameras, the good ol’ DSLRs.
The poor things have been neglected with the rise of mirrorless cameras but some are still worth buying even today.
Here is a list of every Canon full-frame DSLR camera, sorted by release year from oldest to newest:
You might notice that some cameras that you might’ve thought are full-frame cameras, are not on the list!
Well, that’s because you might be thinking of APS-H cameras by accident.
A lot of people mistake APS-H cameras for full-frame cameras, just because they are larger sensors than APS-C cameras. But they’re not.
How Many Full Frame Canon DSLRs Are There?
There are 10 proper full frame Canon DSLRs that have been produced to date and they will probably be the last.
What Are APS-H Cameras?
APS-H cameras started with the Canon EOS-1Ds (2002) and ended with the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III (2007).
APS-H cameras are larger than APS-C cameras but smaller than proper full frame cameras and because of this they do have a crop factor.
The crop factor on APS-H cameras is 1.3x
Which Canon DSLRs Are APS-H Sensor?
Here is a list of every Canon APS-H DSLR camera sorted by the year of release.
- Canon EOS-1Ds (2002)
- Canon EOS-1D Mark II (2004)
- Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II (2004)
- Canon EOS-1D Mark III (2007)
- Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III (2007)
As you can see there were only 5 Canon APS-H DSLRs that were produced before the line was discontinued.
What Was Canon’s First Full Frame Dslr?
Released in 2005, Canon’s first *PROPER* full frame DSLR is the Canon EOS 5D.
As I mentioned above the Canon EOS-1DS doesn’t count because it’s an APS-H sensor and not a full-frame sensor.
What Is Canon’s Most Recent Full Frame Dslr?
Released in 2020, Canon’s most recent full frame DSLR is the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III
It’ll be their last too, since Canon has announced they won’t be making any more DSLRs.
Instead, they’ll be putting their resources into producing newer and better mirrorless cameras.
Now you should know every Canon full frame DSLR and mirrorless camera and when they were released.
And maybe you’ve learned about APS-H cameras for the first time!